Friday, May 30, 2014

Tracking progress

Back at the beginning of May I noticed a birds nest in the small evergreen tree we have next to our front door.

I was a bit concerned though because every time we went in or out that door the mother bird would take off out of the tree. I was hoping that she wouldn't give up in frustration and abandon the nest. I was watching it every day to see how things were going.

I was thrilled the day I came home and discovered the eggs had hatched and there were three little newborns in the nest.



They just keep getting fuzzier every day.

They've come a long way since this last picture but that's still on my camera. I'll continue to watch the nest daily and will post more of my little guests.

19 comments:

  1. so sweet and those eggs are beautiful as they will be soon...

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  2. Wow! Turquoise eggs! so near.. the birds in my garden have their nest wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy up in the mango tree.

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  3. Wonderful pictures! What a great thing to watch!

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  4. Awww, this is adorable. We like to watch the ducks at our marina. The mommy will have her babies and they all swim together and then the fish start eating the babies. Mostly the momma will end with one duck and sometimes none. We have one momma this spring that ended up with five of her babies. They are too big for the fish now.

    Have a fabulous day and weekend. My best to Duke. ♥♥♥

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  5. That is so precious!! Please share more pictures as they continue to grow :)

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  6. I think its a privilege to be able to watch something like this. Look forward to seeing more pictures.
    Briony
    x

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  7. Wow, what a special treat! Good pictures, and I can't wait for more, to see them growing until they are adults! I hope they stay safe. We have birds that try to build in our bushes up against the house. But we also have lots of feral cats around...

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  8. Fabulous photos...how did you get so close? Would love to see the rest of the photos...What kind of birds are they, do you know?

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  9. What a beautiful color the eggs are...and how precious the photo's of the baby's. Thank you for sharing..they gave me a happy AWWWWW moment.

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  10. Baby birdies! How wonderful you get to see them grow up!

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  11. Love this post! such pretty blue eggs! I've never seen blue eggs. Hope you and Duke are doing very well! I've missed you both!

    happy weekend!

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  12. Amazing how fast they grow, isn't it????? I'm always amazed when watching the Bluebirds grow... Those are Robins I think, aren't they?

    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  13. How sweet! What kind are they?

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  14. We had a Robin's nest near our door last year. Love those pretty blue eggs.

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  15. How exciting! Very fun to watch their progress.
    xo Catherine

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  16. Awe, that is so sweet, they are adorable. It's nice to see that they are getting bigger and fluffier every day!
    Hugs, Antonella :-)

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